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Updated September 22, 2016


Harvest Fair at State Fair, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, West Allis. Free admission and live entertainment. Pumpkin derby and more family activities, as well as harvest food. wistatefair.com/harvestfair.  

Waukesha Oktoberfest, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Frame Park, Waukesha. Food, beer, live music, dancers and more. A portion of sales benefit local organizations. Lineup: Friday - Opening ceremony and tapping at 5 p.m., Blaskapelle Milwaukee from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday - Wurst Beer Biathlon at 10 a.m., Erich Von Klaussen from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kenny Brandt Band from 2:30 p.m.to 5 p.m. and Edelweiss from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

Second annual Classic Car Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Hoyt Park, 1800 N. Swan Blvd., Wauwatosa. Prizes for vehicle entries, Food and refreshments. Beer garden opens at noon, live music from noon to 3 p.m. by Front Porch Rockers and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. by Scotch & Soda. Real Mexican Street Food from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and S.A. Bar grilling South African sausage from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., as well as Wicked Urban Grill. Friendsofhoytpark.org.  

Urban Forest Fest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Organizations with an interest in sustainability. Sawmill demonstrations, urban wood furniture makers, family-friendly hands-on activities and entertainment. The Falafel Guys food truck will be there. Free event. Free shuttle bus from park and ride along Interstate 43 at the Brown Deer Road exit.  

Wisconsin: Prepare to Survive Expo, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center Forum Building, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Hands-on exploration into prepping, self-reliance and disaster preparedness. $5 in advance for the weekend or $7 at the door; kids 12 and younger get in free. Free parking. www.surviveexpo.com.

Oktoberfest at the Whitnall Park Beer Garden, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (every weekend through Oct. 30 in Whitnall Park), Root River Parkway Picnic Area 1A, Greendale. Craft beers and food. Live music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.  

Milwaukee Oktoberfest, 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 29, noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee. Noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 30, Oct. 1 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 2, Marcus Center Grounds, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. Music, food, beer, marketplace. Guests must be 21 or older or must be accompanied by an adult. MKEOktoberfest.com.  

Rousing with the Roosters Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Oct. 1, Old World Wisconsin, W372-S9727 Highway 67, Town of Eagle. Work in the bakehouse. $45 per person (fee includes breakfast event, museum admission and an all-day tram pass). Reservations required. Gate opens at 7:30a.m. Best enjoyed by children older than 8. Register online at oldworldwisconsin.org or call 262-594-6301.  

Eighth annual Milwaukee Ukulele Festival, 8:30 a.m. doors open, classes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road, Elm Grove. A full day of “ukulele mayhem,” including vendors, jamming, concerts, workshops and lectures. Concert only: $20, $10 for students. https://mufest.com.

Snake Fest, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1, Havenwoods State Forest, 6141 N. Hopkins St. (one block west of Sherman Boulevard), Milwaukee. Non-native snakes to look at, courtesy of Milwaukee County Zoo, activities, programs, hikes, crafts and games.  

Autumn at the Village, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 1, Ozaukee County Pioneer Village, 4880 Highway I, Town of Saukville. Hay wagon rides, craft projects, flea market, sing-a-long, rope making, master gardener presentation, historic demonstrations and more. Pumpkins, squash, gourds and apples for sale. $4, $3 for children 6 and older, free for children 5 and younger and Ozaukee County Historical Society members. www.ochs.co.ozaukee.wi.us.



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